Opinion

COLUMN: Trip planning help at the George Mackie Library

Columnist Frances Thomson discusses the many travel guides on offer at the George Mackie Library.

  • May 18th, 2017

ZYTARUK: Gee, academics discover smoking pot leads to bad school grades

Yep, that’s right and you heard it here. Could’ve told you that in 1982, though.

OUR VIEW: Advance voting higher in Surrey ridings that elected Liberals in 2013

All told 70,895 of the 353,652 eligible voters in Surrey, White Rock and North Delta saw fit to vote in advance this provincial election

  • May 8th, 2017

SIMPSON: One-parent households, you have my utmost respect

In Canada, there are more than 1.6 million lone-parent families – and I tip my hat to every single one of them

BC Green Party policy still in daycare

Extending kindergarten to four- and three-year-olds, free child care, paying parents to stay home adds up to a fantasy

  • Apr 11th, 2017

COLUMN: Cozy mysteries for April showers

Columnist Frances Thomson gives a few book recommendations to help pass the time on rainy spring days.

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Incoming NDP Delta North MLA Ravi Kahlon on his win
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Delta North Liberal candidate Scott Hamilton on how he would engage constituents
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Delta North NDP candidate Ravi Kahlon explains how he would engage consituents
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Delta North Green candidate Jacquie Miller on how she would engage consitutents
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ZYTARUK: Surrey senior’s pension fight, Round 2. Ding.

After she timed out on her 65th birthday she was cut off and nobody in government bothered to tell her.

  • Apr 6th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Forest policies need to add up

Log exports to China have surged along with lumber sales, which are far more valuable and keep sawmills going

  • Apr 4th, 2017

COLUMN: A movement in search of connection

Columnist ML Burke says more and more people are looking to get away from suburban isolation in search of community.

ZYTARUK: Biding our time for those four horsemen

A guy waving one of those “repent for the end is near” signs...

  • Mar 29th, 2017

LETTER: Don’t punish all dog owners for the mistakes of a few

Patrick and Nancy Demwell think dogs (and their owners) are part of what makes North Delta's Huff Corridor special.

  • Mar 29th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Politicians can’t direct innovation

Ottawa has more than 140 programs to encourage innovation, and B.C. is getting on the bandwagon

  • Mar 28th, 2017

EDITORIAL: What’s the big deal about Delta’s name?

If council gets the go-ahead, the Corporation of Delta will become the City of Delta. That’s it. Nothing else happens.

ZYTARUK: Sleep well, friends. Because insomnia bites

There are no less than 85 known sleep disorders out there

  • Mar 23rd, 2017

BC VIEWS: A graveyard of political visions

BC Liberals as cynical as ever, Greens and NDP target industry with endangered species legislation

  • Mar 21st, 2017

LETTER: Bridge to replace Massey Tunnel not a done deal

Rick Millikan holds out hope that politicians will come around to the idea of replacing the George Massey Tunnel with two new tunnels.

  • Mar 17th, 2017

LETTER: Money spent on Delta highways should be used to restore Burns Bog

Don DeMille argues there's more value in restoring the bog than there is shaving a few minutes of people's commutes.

  • Mar 17th, 2017

LETTER: BC Liberals using Delta transition house to get votes

Reader R. Humphreys finds the timing of, and circumstances surrounding, the announcement of funding for the transition house suspect.

  • Mar 16th, 2017

SIMPSON: Hey politicians, stop the masquerade – your project is actually old news

Politicians love getting the biggest bang for their buck when it comes to making announcements, especially in election years.

BC VIEWS: Bonus baths for B.C. seniors

Health Minister Terry Lake blames Ottawa for delay in increasing care home staff, but that doesn't add up